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Monday, October 19, 2009

October Update

In July my intentions were to write to this blog when there was an occasional available moment, but there has been no time for that. Howard is a poet and before becoming so ill had just finished compiling a manuscript of recent poetry for publication. There was no energy nor time left to seek out publishers so we both decided to publish it as a website. That has been the project of my focus since early summer. And it's been worth it. Now Howard's poetry is available at howardghanson.com and we both are so proud of the project.

Already having lived six months longer than expected by the doctors and still in the care of hospice, Howard continues to inspire me with a human spirit totally unaware of how fragile a body it lives in. We continue to cherish life rather than grieve impending death, laughing generously and enjoying one another's presence.

3 comments:

Casey Klahn said...

Magnificent news, Diane and Howard. I look forward to reading the new website.

Ann Buckner said...

You both inspire me, Dianne, with your unflagging spirits and love. Wonderful to see his work published so we can enjoy it.

another guy said...

keep your spirits high.
thanks